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Virginia Mason Medical RN, Critical Care in Seattle, Washington

JOB DESCRIPTION Job Number: 210353 Department: Critical Care Hours: 36Our Critical Care Unit serves a variety of patient populations with medical and surgical conditions that include cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, GI, GU and neurological just to name a few. The unit has an Assistant Nurse Manager on staff at all times. In addition, a Clinical Nurse Leader provides coordination and consistency for patients with complex care needs and extended lengths of stay in the hospital. The Critical Care Unit employs Intensivists that work with the CCU RNs and other members of the CCU team. The dynamic team has impressive outcomes related to a significant reduction in Ventilator associated pneumonia and catheter related blood stream infections.The registered nurse provides high quality, skilled nursing services to assist patients to achieve optimum health and functional health status following an illness requiring hospitalization. Through collaboration with physicians and other health care professionals, the nurse prepares the patient and family for discharge to home or another setting for continued care.With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.Qualifications:Current WA State RN license required.1 or moreyears recent Critical Care experience preferred.EKG Monitor Validation.Preferred:Open Heart experience; Interventional Cardiology experience; CCRN; ACLS; BSN strongly preferred.Virginia Mason offers much more than competitive compensation and benefits. With continuing education opportunities and the added potential of relocation assistance, you will find our commitment to your well-being is both rewarding and refreshing.There is also the lifestyle benefit that comes with finding yourself in the heart of the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by the vibrancy and sophistication of one of the most livable cities in the country, finding the perfect urban or outdoor pursuit will instinctively and pleasurably become second nature.We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.